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US-China tensions

Trump says there will be no extension of TikTok deadline

'It'll either be closed up or they'll sell it,' president tells reporters

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters while boarding Air Force One as he departs Washington for campaign travel to Michigan at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland on Sept. 10.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- President Donald Trump said on Thursday the deadline set for Chinese company ByteDance to sell its popular short-video app TikTok's U.S. assets would not be extended.

"It'll either be closed up or they'll sell it," Trump told reporters before leaving for Michigan. "There will be no extension of the TikTok deadline."

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